Union Budget 2020 India: As and when credit conditions improve, the economy will revive. Attempts to accelerate the recovery by fiscal stimulus when financial accounts are in a dire state will not help.
Suu Kyi, the granddaughter of former Burmese prime minister Aung San, suffered house arrest for many years as she fought the military rulers of Burma, and won the battle for restoration of democracy in the country
The Supreme Court bench was aware of the political minefield it was treading. Hence, the unanimity as well as the anonymity, both devices preserving the names of individual justices from appearing in public. But there have be
Historically, Indians have never looked Eastwards. They do not think they are Asians. Sir William Jones discovered in the late Eighteenth century (while he was the judge for East India Company’s Law Courts) that Sanskrit ha
In the short run, the government must re-examine whether its revenue projections for GST make sense given the many effective cuts in the rates paid either due to consolidation of categories, which is an effective tax rate cu
Let us look at the numbers at stake. In any such statistical exercise, it is routine to say plus, minus 5%. The number excluded is 5% of the total. Statisticians would dismiss these numbers as random measurement errors.
Economic data are subject to large measurement errors. So, 5% is really somewhere between 4% and 6%. Those who fancy they are driving the economy have fuzzy, steamed-up front-view, but even their rear-view mirror is hazy.
The ideological core of the BJP cares nothing about economics. It wants to build a Hindu Rashtra and along that path, they have marked goals such as Ram Mandir, Gau Raksha, Hinduisation of the education curriculum, putting Hi